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New York City Poetry Festival

New York City Poetry Festival

Sep 10 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sep 10, 2022

Governors Island
Governors Island
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

Poetry organizations and collectives of all shapes and sizes to bring their unique formats, aesthetics, and personalities to beautiful Governors Island for a free weekend of readings, workshops, open mics, installations, performances, writing activities, bookselling, children’s programming, a beer garden, delicious food, and a whole lot of lying around in the grass listening to poetry.

See our compete guide to Governor’s Island.

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Nelson A. Rockefeller & Teardrop Park

Frolic on wide waterfront lawns and explore multiple playgrounds plus gardens, public art pieces, and a sheltered pavilion.

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